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In Sources to encourage returning s'farim to their places it has a picture of a sign saying that usage of seforim is on condition that one obligates himself to pay $18 to the synagogue fund if they are not returned to their proper place. Is this enforceable according to Halacha?

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    Why would it be different than any other stipulation? As long as its obviously serious, of course. – user6591 Oct 21 '14 at 19:49
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    @user6591: 1 - The Seforim were donated to be used, not to be returned to their location. 2 - The Shul is not the owner, it is owned by the community. – Gershon Gold Oct 21 '14 at 19:53
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    @Gershon Gold but the sponsor lets the Shul decide to endorse whichever rules they wish. – David Oct 21 '14 at 21:08
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    @GershonGold, if your question is meant to apply in the specific conditions listed in your comment, I recommend that you edit this post accordingly before someone answers the more general question that you posted. – Isaac Moses Oct 22 '14 at 3:18

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